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Christ's atonement and priesthood. HEBREWS, X.

Cautions against apostasy. now once in the end of the world hath he A.D. 64.24 And let us consider one another, to appeared, to put away sin by the sacrifice - provoke unto love and to good works: of himself.

a Ge. 3. 19. | 25 Not forsaking the assembling of our 27 And as it is appointed a unto men Ec. 12. 14. selves together, as the manner of some is; once to die, but after this the judgment;

ci Pe. 2. 24. I but exhorting one another : and so much

3. 18. 28 So Christo was once offered to bear

1 John 3.6.

the more as d ye see the day approaching. the sins of many; and unto them that

1 26 For ifs we sin wilfully after that we

d Ro. 13. 11. look for him shall he appearh the second els 53.12.have received the knowledge of the truth, time, without sin, unto salvation.

Mat. 26. 28. / there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins, CHAPTER X.

Ifch. 6. 4. &c. 27 But a certain fearful looking for of FOR the law, having a shadowk of good Nu. 15. 30. jụdgment, and fiery? indignation, which things to come, and not the very image of Tit. 2. 13. shall devour the adversaries. the things, can never with those sacrifices 2 Pe. 3. 12. 28 Hem that despised Moses' law died which they offered year by year continu-h Ac. 1. 11. without mercy under two or three witally make the comers thereunto perfect.

Re. 1. 7.

nesses: 2 For then B would they not have ceased

i Is. 25. 9.

29 Ofn how much sorer punishment,

k Col. 2. 17. to be offered ? because that the worship

i Zep. 1. 18.

suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, pers once purged should have had no

3. 8.

who hath trodden under foot the Son of more conscience of sins.

m De.17.2..13. God, and hath counted the blood of the 3 But in those sacrifices there is a remem

covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an brance again made of sins every year.

Bor, they

unholy thing, and hath done despite unto 4 For it is not possible that the blood of

would have the Spirit of grace? bulls and of goats should take away sins.

P n chap. 2. 3. _30 For we know him that hath said, 5 Wherefore, when he cometh into the • Le. 16. 34. Vengeance & belongeth unto me, I will world, he saith," Sacrifice and offering

p Mi. 6. 6..8.1

recompense, saith the Lord. And again,

9 Mat. 12. 31 thou wouldest not, but a body y hast thou

1 | The Lord shall judge his people...

32 prepared me.

r Ps. 40. 6..8.1

31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the .. 6 In burnt offerings and sacrifices for De: 32.35,36 hands of the living God. sin thou hast had no pleasure :

t Ps. 135. 14. 32 But call to remembrance the former 7 Then said I, Lo, I come in the vo

days, in which, after ye were illuminated,

yor, thou lume of the book it is written of me) to

hast fitted.

ye endured a great fight of afflictions ; do thy will, O God. .

33 Partly, whilst ye were made a gazing8 Above, when he said, Sacrifice and of- |

| ul Th. 2. 14. stock, both by reproaches and afflictions; fering and burnt offerings and offering for

dor, that ye

and partly, whilst ye becameu companions

have in sin thou wouldest not, neither hadst plea

yourselves ;

of them that were so used. sure therein; which are offered by the law;

or, for

34 For ye had compassion of me in my 9 Then said he, Lo, I come to do thy

yourselves. bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of will, O God. He taketh away the first,

your goods, knowing 8 in yourselves that that he may establish the second.

v John 17.19. w Lu. 12. 33.

• ye have in heaven w a better and an en10 By the which will we are sanctified, chap. 9. 12.) during substance. . through the offering * of the body of Jesus y Nu. 28. 3. | 35 Cast not away therefore your confiChrist once for all.

- Mat. 5. 12. dence, which hath great? recompence of 11 And every priest standeth daily y a Ps.50.8..13. reward. ministering, and offering oftentimes the Is. 1. 11. | 36 For ye have need of patience, that, same sacrifices, which can never a take Lu. 21. 19. after ye have done the will of God, ye away sins:

c Col. 3. 1. might receive the promise. 12 But this man, after he had offered d Hab. 2.3, 4.1 37 Ford yet a little while, and he that one sacrifice for sins for ever, satc down

e Ps. 110. 1. I shall come will come, and will not tarry.

f verse 1. on the right hand of God;

1.38 Now the just shall live by faith: but

0 verse 26. 13 From henceforth expecting till his

h Je.31.33,3

33:34. if any man draw back, my soul shall have enemiese be made his footstool.

no pleasure in him. 14 For by one offering he hath per Šor, ground, 39 But we are not of them who draw fected for ever them that are sanctified.

or, confi. Theo

back o unto perdition, but of them that 15 Whereof the Holy Ghost also is a

dence.

believe to the saving of the soul. witness to us: for after that he had said | i Ro.8.24, 25.

CHAPTER XI. before,

n Some co. |Now faith is the 5 substance of things 16 Thish is the covenant that I will pies have,

| hoped for, the evidence of things i not

Then he make with them after those days, saith the

said, And

seen. Lord; I will put my laws into their hearts,

their.

2 For by it the elders obtained a good and in their minds will I write them;

report. 17 n And their sins and iniquities will "Ge. 1. 1. 3 Through faith we understand k that I remember no more.

Ps. 33. 6.

the worlds were framed by the word of 18 Now where remission of these is, eor, liberty. God, so that things which are seen were there is no more offering for sin.

Ich. 9. 8, 12. / not made of things which do appear. 19 Having therefore, brethren, bold-m Ge. 4. 4,5.4 By faith Abelm offered unto God a ness to enter into the holiestby the John 14. 6. more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by blood of Jesus,

which he obtained witness that he was 20 By a new and living way," which he

kor, new
made.

righteous, God testifying of his gifts : and hath consecrated for us, through the

dor, is yet

by it he, being dead, ^ yet speaketh. . veil, that is to say, his flesh;

spoken of.

1.5 By faith Enochr was translated that 21 And having an high priesto over the

| he should not see death; and was not house of God;

och. 4.14..16. 22 Let us draw near with a true heart,

:| found, because God had translated him : p Ge.5.22, 24.) qEp. 3. 12.

34. for before his translation he had this tes. in full assurance of faith, having our Eze, 36. 25. timony, that he pleased God. hearts sprinkled" from an evil conscience, Ps. 106. 21.) 6 But without faith it is impossible to and our bodies washed with pure water.

24. pleases him : for he that cometh to God 23 Let us hold fast the profession of t1 Th. 5. 24. must believe that he is, and that he is a our faith without wavering ; (for het is | | u Ge.6.14..22. rewarder of them that diligently seek him. faithful that promised ;)

--By faith Noah,u being warned of God

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Deeds and triumphs of Faith. HEBREWS, XII.

The design of afflictions. of things not seen as yet, B moved with | A. D. 64. 29 By faith they passed a through the fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his

Red Sea as by dry land : which the Egyphouse; by the which he condemned the Bor, being |tians assaying to do, were drowned. world, and became heir of the righteous- | wury. 1 30 By faith the walls of Jerichob fell ness which is by faith.

a Ex.14.22,29. down, after they were compassed about 8 By faith Abraham, when he was called 6 Jos.6.12..20. seven days. to go out into a place which he should after c Ge. 12., 4, 31 By faith the harlot Rahabd perished receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he

&c. not with them that a

not with them that y believed not, when

d Jos. 6. 23. went out, not knowing whither he went. I

$. | she had received the spiese with peace.

Ja. 2. 25. 9 By faith he sojourned in the land of

132 And what shall I more say? for the promise, as in a strange country, dwell- | YOT, vere time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, I

disobedient. ing in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob,

and of Barak, and of Samson, i and of

e Jos.2.4, &c. the heirs with him of the same promise:

I Ge.13.3, 18.

Jephthae ;j of David * also, and Samuel,? 10 For he looked for a city m which hath

18.1,9. and of the prophets; foundations, whose builder ń and maker is la Ju. Vi.'" | 33 "Who through faith subdued kinga God.

VII. doms, wrought righteousness, obtained 11 Through faith also Sarao herself | h Ju. 4. 6, &c. promises,P stopped the mouths of lions, received strength to conceive seed, and Ju. XV. 34 Quenched the violence of fire, eswas delivered of a child when she was XVI. caped so the edge of the sword, out of past age, because she judged him faithful IJ 1. 32, weakness were made strong, waxed vawho had promised.

k1 Sa. 17. 45,

liant in fight, turned to flight the armies 12 Therefore sprang there even of one, and

of the aliens.

&c. him as good as dead, so many as the stars 11 Sa.7.9.&c. 35 Womenų received their dead raised of the sky in multitude, and as the sand mchap.12.22. to life again: and others were tortured, which is by the sea shore innumerable.

13.14. not accepting w deliverance; that they 13 These all died & in faith, not having re- - Re.21.2,10. might obtain a better resurrection: ceived the promises, but having seen them o Ge. 21.1, 2. 36 And others had trial of cruel mock. afar off, and were persuaded of them, and Ga. 3. 16. ings and scourgings, yea, moreover, of

9 Da. 6. 22. embraced them, and confessed: that they

bonds* and imprisonment:Ý

r Da. 3. 25. were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.

81 Ki. 19.3.

29 | 37 They were stoned, a they were sawn 14 For they that say such things, declare 2 Ri: 6.18: asunder, were tempted, were slain with plainly that they seek a country.

tchap, 10.23. the sword: they wandered about in sheep15 And truly if they had been mindful u1 Ki. 17. 22. skins and goatskins; being destitute, of that country from whence they came 2Ki.4.35,36. afflicted, tormented; out, they might have had opportunity to Ge. 22. 17. | 38 (Of whom the world was not worthy:) have returned :

Ro. 4. 17. | they wandered in deserts, and in moun16 But now they desire a better country, I w Ac. 4. 19. tains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

tains, and in dens and that is, an heavenly: wherefore God is 8 according | 39And these all, having obtained a not ashamed to be called their God;b for to faith. good report through faith, received not he hath prepared for them a city.. .

x Ge. 39. 20. the promise: 17 By faith Abraham, when hed was y Je. 20.2. 40 God having provided some better

21 Ch. 29. 15. tried, offered up Isaac; and he that had

1 Pe. 2. 11.

15. thing for us, that they without use should received the promises, offered up his only 25,914. not be made perfect begotten son,

b Ex. 3. 6, 15.
15

CHAPTER XII. 18 n Of whom it was said, Thats in

• WHEREFORE seeing we also are com.

c verse 10. Isaac shall thy seed be called :

Šor, fore

passed about with so great a cloud of 19 Accounting that God was able to

seen.

witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, raise him up, even from the dead; from Lage 99. 1 & and the sin which doth so easily beset us. whence also he received him in a figure. Ja, 2.21.) and let us run with patience the race that

20 By faith Isaach blessed Jacob and e Re. 6. 11. lis set before us, Esau concerning things to come.

nor, To.

2 Looking unto Jesus the author and 21 By faith Jacob, when he was a dying, Gé. 21. 12. finisher of our faith; who, for the joyi blessed; both the sons of Joseph: and wor 92 Co.7.1. that was set before him, endured the cross, shipped, leaningk upon the top of his staff. Ge. 27. 27.. despising the shame, and is set down at

22 By faith Joseph? when he died, 40. the right hand of the throne of God. k made mention of the departing of the or,beginner.) 3 For consider him that endured such children of Israel; and gave command- iLn. 24. 26. contradiction of sinners against himself, ment concerning his bones. ..

įGe.48.5..20. lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds. 23 |

e. was born, Ge. 47. 31. 4 Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, was hidm three months of his parents, i Ge.50.24,25. striving against sin. because they saw he was a proper child; Kor, remem. | 5 And ye have forgotten the exhorta. and they were not afraid of the king's bered. tion” which speaketh unto you as unto commandment.

m Ex. 2. 2. children, My son, despise not thou the 24 By faith Moses, P when he was come * Pr.3.11,12. chastening of the Lord, nor faint when to years, refused to be called the son of Ex.1.16,22. thou art rebuked of him: Pharaoh's daughter;

p Ex.2.10,11.] 6 For whom the Lord loveth he chas25 Choosing rather to suffer affliction 9 Re. 3. 19.

teneth, and scourgeth every son whom he with the people of God, than to enjoy the

r Ps. 84. 10.

receiveth.

8 Pr. 13. 24. pleasures of sin for a season;

y If ye endure chastening, God dealeth 26 Esteeming the reproach of Christ

t or, for.

with you as with sons; for what sons is greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: tchap. 13. 13. he whom the father chasteneth not? for he had resqect unto the recompenceu

uchap. 10.35.18 But if ye be without chastisement,

v Ex.10.28,29. of the reward.

"I whereof all are partakers, then are ye

12.31. 27 By faith he forsook Egypt, not fear- wiTi.1. iz. bastards, and not sons. ing the wrath of the king: for he en- Ex. 12. 21, 9 Furthermore, we have had fathers of dured, as seeing himwho is invisible.

&c. our flesh, which corrected us, and we gave 28 Through faith he kept the passover, * v Nu. 16. 22. them reverence: shall we not much rather and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that de

| be in subjection unto the Fathery of spi. stroyed the firstborn should touch them.

rits, and live?

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Warnings from the Gospel dispensation. HEBREWS, XIII. Christian graces and duties.

10 For they verily for a few days chas- / A.D. 64. 1.3 Remember them that are in bonds, e as tened us ß after their own pleasure; but

| bound with them; and them which suffer he for our profit, that we might bé par- Bor, as seem- adversity, as being yourselves also in the takers of his holiness.

ed good, body. 11 Now no chastening for the present

or, meet 14 Marriage is honourable in all, and

to them. seemeth to be joyous, but grievous : never-1 a Mat. 25. 36.) in

| the bed undefiled: but whoremongers theless, afterward it yieldeth the peace- Pr.5.15. 23: and adulterers God will judge. able fruit d of righteousness unto them ci Co. 6. 9. 1 5 Let your conversation be without cowhich are exercised thereby..

Re. 22. 15. vetousness; and be contente with such 12 Wherefore lift up the hands which d Is. 32. 17. things as ye have: for he hath said, II hang down, and the feeble knees;.

Ja. 3. 18. will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. 13 And make y straight paths'h for your e Mat.6.25,34 6 So that we may boldly say, The Lordi feet, lest that which is lame be turned out

Is. 35. 3. Tis my helper, and I will not fear what

g Ge. 28. 15. of the way; but letk it rather be healed. .

| man shall do unto me.

De. 31.6, 8. 14 Follow peace wit

1 Ch.28. 20.

8:
17 Remember them which have the rule

Rememper them which on holiness, without m which no man shall

over you, who have spoken unto you the

yor, even. see the Lord:

word of God: whose faith follow, * con

h Pr. 4.26, 27. 15 Looking diligently° lest any man

i Ps. 27.1.

sidering the end of their conversation : Šfail of the grace of God; lest any root Pk Ga. 6. 1.

8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, of bitterness springing up trouble you, I Ps. 34. 14. and to day, and for ever. and thereby many be defiled; .

8 or, are the

9 Be not carried about with divers and 16 Lest there be any fornicator,' or guides. strange doctrines : for it is a good thing profane person, as Esau, whot for one m Mat. 5. 8. that the heart be established with grace; morsel of meat sold his birthright.

Ep. 5.5. not with meats, which have not profited 17 For ye know how that afterward, nchap. 6. 12. them that have been occupied therein. when he would have inherited the bless

02 Pē. 1. 10. 10 We have an altar, whereof they have ing, he was rejected: for he found no Šor, fall no right to eat which serve the tabernacle. n place of repentance, though he sought |

from. 1.11 For the bodies of those beasts, whose it carefully with tears.

p De. 29. 18. | blood is brought into the sanctuary by 18 For ye are not come unto the mount'

9 Re. 1. 4. the high priest for sin, are burned withthat might be touched, and that burned

rl John 4.1.

81Co.6.13,18. with fire, nor unto blackness, and dark

12 Wherefore Jesus also, that he might

t Ge. 25. 33. ness, and tempest,

ude 27 34 38 sanctify the people with his own blood. 19 And the sound of a trumpet, and the

suffered withouty the gate. voice of words; which voice* they that

nor, way to

| 13 Let us go forth therefore unto him

change his heard, entreated that the word should

mind.

| without the camp, bearinghis reproach. not be spoken to them any more:

v Ex.19.12..19 14 For herea have we no continuing 20 (For they could not endure that w Le. 16. 27. city, but we seek one to come. which was commanded, And if so much Ex.20.18,19 15 By himc therefore let us offer the as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be y Jno.19.17,18 sacrifice of praise to God continually, stoned, or thrust through with a dart:

2 Ac. 5. 41. 11 that is, the fruit d of our lips, giving

a Mi. 2. 10. 21 And so terrible was the sight, that

thanks to his name.

6 Ex.19.13,16. Moses said, I exceedingly fear and quake:) Tintin" 16 But to do good, and to communi22 But ye are come unto mount Sion,

d Ho. 14. 2.

cate, forget not: for with such sacrifices and unto the city of the living God, the

God is well pleased.
O confessing,

. heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumer

e Re. 3. 12.

| 17 Obey i them that have the rule over able company of angels, h

Ro. 12. 13. ( you, and submit yourselves : for they 23 To the general assembly and church o Phi. 4. 18. | watch for your souls, as they that must of the firstborn,k which are written? in k Ps. 68. 17. give account; that they may do it with heaven, and to God the Judgen of all, and i1 Th.5.12,13 joy, and not with grief: for that is unto the spirits of just meno made perfect, kor, guide. profitable for you.

24 And to Jesus the mediator p of the k Re. 14. 4. 18 Pray for us : for we trust we have new M covenant, and to the blood 9 of 1 or, enrolled. a good conscience," in all things willing sprinkling, that speaketh better things

I Lu. 10. 20. than that of Abel.

m Eze. 3. 17. | 19 But I beseech you the rather to do 25 See that ye refuse not him that

* Ge. 18. 25.

this, that I may be restored to you the

o1 Co.15.49,54 speaketh. For if they escaped not who refused him that spake on earth, much

| 20 Now the Godt of peace, that brought more shall not we escape if we turn away

u or, testa.

| again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that

ment. from him that speaketh from heaven: q Ex. 24. 8. great Shepherd of the sheep, w through

26 Whose voice then shook the earth : * Ac. 24. 16. the blood of the everlasting v covenant, but now he hath promised, saying, Yet * & Ge. 4. 10. 1 21 Make you perfectý in every good once more I shake not the earth only, but t 1 Th. 5.23. work to do his will, pworking, in you. also heaven.

u1 Pe. 1. 21. that which is well pleasing in his sight, 27 And this word, Yet once more, signi

v Eze. 34. 23. through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory fieth the removing of those things that

w Zec. 9. 11.

for ever and ever. Amen. o are shaken, as of things that are made,

vor, testa.

| 22 And I beseech you, brethren, suffer that those things which cannot be shakenment, the word of exhortation: for I have writmay remain. 28 Wherefore we receiving a kingdom

ten a letter unto you in few words. yl Pe. 5. 10.

or doimo 23 Know ye that our brother Timothy which cannot be moved, let us have Phi. 2. 13. is set at liberty; with whom, if he come grace, whereby we may serve God ac

cor mau be shortly, I will see you. ceptably with reverence and godly fear: Thoid fäst." | 24 Salute all them that have the rule 29 For our God is a consuming fire. a De. 4. 24. over you, and all the saints. They of CHAPTER XIII.

61 Pe. 1. 22. / Italy salute you. LET brotherly loveb continue.

1Jno.4.7,20. 25 Grace be with you all. Amen. 2 Be not forgetful to entertain stran- c Ge. 18. 3. gers : for thereby some have entertained

19. 2. Written to the Hebrews from Italy by angels unawares.

Timothy.

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The general Epistle of JAMES.

CHAPTER 1.

1 A. D. 60.1 22 But be ye doers of the word, and JAMES, a servantb of God and of the

not hearers only, deceiving your own Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelvec tribes a Mat. 7. 21. selves. which are scatteredd abroad, greeting. 6 Jude 1. | 23 For if any be a hearer of the word, 2 My brethren, count it all joye when

c Ac. 26. 7.

| and not a doer, he is like unto a man be

d Ac. 8. 1. vo fall into divers temptations:

e Mat. 5. 12.

holding his natural face in a glass : 3 Knowing this, that the trying of your

1 Pe. 4. 13..

24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth faith worketh patience.

• 16. his way, and straightway forgetteth what 4 But let patiences have her perfect Ro. 5. 3. manner of man he was. work, that ye may be perfect and entire, y Lu. 8. 15. I 25 But whoso looketh" into the perfect wanting nothing.

21. 19. law of liberty, and continueth therein, 5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him k2 Co.3.18. he being not a forgetful hearer, but a ask of God, thatk giveth to all men libe- | i Ps.119. 45.

Ps. 119, 45. doer of the work, this man? shall be rally, and upbraideth not; andm it shall

k Pr. 2. 3..6. blessed in his B deed.

i Lu.6.47,&c. be given him.

m Je. 29.12.

126 If any man among you seem to be 6 Butn let him ask in faith, nothing

Bor, doing. I

religious, and bridleth not his tongue, . wavering. For he that wavereth, is like

but deceiveth his own heart, this man's

n Mar. 11. 24. a wave of the sea, driven with the wind

o Ps. 34. 13. and tossed.

pis: 176.0z) 27 Pure religion and undefiled before 7 For let not that man think that he

58.6, 7.

God and the Father, is this, To visit the shall receive any thing of the Lord.

q Ro. 12. 2. fatherless and widows in their affliction, 8 A double minded man is unstable in yor, glory. and to keep himself unspotted from the all his ways.

q Is. 40. 6.

world. 9 Let the brother of low degree y re- Pr. 28. 21.

CHAPTER II. joice in that he is exalted :

Jude 16. MY brethren, have not the faith of our 10 But the rich, in that he is made low: 8 synagogue. Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, because as the flower of the grass" he sor, weil; with respect of persons. shall pass away.

or, seemly. | 2 For if there come unto your 8 assem11 For the sun is no sooner risen with a t2 Ti. 4. 8. bly a man with a gold ring, in goodly burning heat, but it withereth the grass, Re. 2. 10. apparel, and there come in also a poor and the flower thereof falleth, and the u Is. 64. 4. man in vile raiment; grace of the fashion of it perisheth: 80 v1 Co. 1. 26.. | 3 And ye have respect to him that also shall the rich man fade away in his

2

weareth the gay clothing, and say unto

w Re. 2. 9. ways.

him, Sit thou here 5 in a good place; and 12 Blessed is the man that endureth lnor, that.

say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit temptation: for when he is tried, he shall |

Oor, evils.

| here under my footstool: receive the crownt of life, which the

* Mat. 5. 3.

4 Are ye not then partial in yourselves, Lord hath promised to them that love

Lu. 12. 32.

and are become judges of evil thoughts ?

22. 29 him.

yHo. 13. 9.

5 Hearken, my beloved brethren," Hath 13 Let no man say when he is tempted,

Job 15. 35.

not God chosen the poor of this world I am tempted of God: for God cannot a Ps. 111. 9.

rich w in faith, and heirs of in the kingbe tempted with evil, neither tempteth | Ro. 6. 21.. dom which he hath promised to them he any man:

23. that love him ? 14 But every man is tempted, when he Le. 19. 18. 6 But ye have despised the poor. Do is drawn away of his owny lust, and en

| d John 3. 27. In ticed.

1 Co. 4.7.

not rich men oppress you, and draw you

| before the judgment seats ?

e verse 1. 15 Then when lust hath: conceived,

s. 15. 29.17 Do not they blaspheme thata worthy it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is

Mal. 3. 6.

| name by the which ye are called ? finished, bringeth forth death."

To John 1. 13. L. 8 If ye fulfil the royal law, according 16 Do not err, my beloved brethren. " De. 27. 26. to the scripture,. Thou shalt love thy

17 Everyd good gift and every perfect i Je.2.3. neighbour as thyself, ye do well: gift is from above, and cometh down from Ep. 1. 12. 9 But if ye have respecte to persons, the Father of lights, with whom is no Re. 14. 4. ye commit sin, and are convinced of the variableness, neither shadow of turning. 1 or, that law law as transgressors.

18 Ofø his own will begat he us with which said. | 10 For whosoever shall keep the whole the word of truth, that we should be a k Ex. 20. 13, law and yet offend in one point, hek is kind of firstfruitsi of his creatures.

guilty of all. 19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren,

I Ec. 5.2.

11 For a he that said,k Do not commit let every man be swift to hear, slow? to

m Pr. 16. 32.

adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if

m Col. 3. 5..8. speak, slow to wrath:

thou commit no adultery, yet if thou

He. 12. 1. 20 For the wrath of man worketh not

1 Pe.2.1, 2.

kill, thou art become a transgressor of the righteousness of God.

o chap.1. 25. the law. 21 Wherefore lay apart" all filthiness p Pr. 21. 13. 12 So speak ye, and so do, as they that and superfluity of naughtiness, and re- | Mat. 6. 15. shall be judged by the lawo of liberty. ceive with meekness the engrafted word,

13 For her shall have judgment withwhich is able to save your souls.

- out mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and

14

Faith must be evinced by works. JAMES, III.

Government of the heart, mercy B rejoicetha against judgment. | A. D. 60. olive berries ? either a vine, figs ? so can 14 Wható doth it profit, my brethren,

-no fountain both yield salt water and fresh. though a man say he hath faith, and Bor, glorieth. 13 Whoc is a wise man and endued have not works? can faith save him ? a Ps. 85. 10. with knowledge among you ? let him

15 If a brother or sister be naked, and 6 Mat. 7. 26. shew out of a good conversation d his destitute of daily food,

c Ps. 107. 43. works with meekness of wisdom. 16 And one of you say unto them, De-a Phi. 1. 27. | 14 But if ye have bitter envying and

I el Co.3.3. part in peace, be ye warmed and filled ; Co: 3.2;. I strife in your hearts, glory not; and lie

strife in voor

S1John 3.18. notwithstanding ye give them not those

yor, natural, not against the truth. things which are needful to the body ; |

bol 15 Thise wisdom descendeth not from

8 by itself. whats doth it profit?

Š tumult, or, 1

above, but is earthly, y sensual, devilish. 17 Even so faith, if it hath not works,

A not works, l'unquietness. 16 For where envying and strife is, is dead, being : alone.

Louco.2. 6. 7.) there is Sconfusion and every evil work. 18 Yea, a man may say, Thou hast h Phi. 4. 8. 1. 17 But the wisdom, that is from above faith, and I have works : shew me thy He. 12. 14. is first pure, then peaceable, i gentle,k faithn without thy works, and I will & Ga. 5. 22. and easy to be entreated, full of mercy shew thee my faith by my works.

n some copies and good fruits, without partiality, 19 Thou believest that there is one read, by and without hypocrisy. God; thou doest well: the devils m also I chap. 3. 13. 18 And the fruitn" of righteousness is believe, and tremble.

oor, wrang sown in peace

ace of them that make peace. 20 But wilt thou know, O vain man, ling.

CHAPTER IV. that faith without works is dead ?

m Mar. 1. 24. FROM whence come wars and K fight21 Was not Abraham our father justi - 5.7: (ings among you ? come they not hence, fied by works, wheno he had offered

n He. 12. 11

12..,11. | even of your ^ lusts that war p in your Isaac his son upon the altar ?

kor, brawl.

members ?

ings. 22 w Seest thou how faith wrought

o Ge.22.9,

2 2 Ye lust, and have not: ye v kill, with his works, and by works was faith

or, plea

and desire to have, and cannot obtain: made perfect?

sures. ye fight and war, yet ye have not be 23 And the scripture was fulfilled which P1 Pe. 2.11. | cause ye ask not. saith," Abraham believed God, and it vor, Thou 3 Ye ask, and receive not, because ye was imputed unto him for righteousness : seest. ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon and he was called the Friend of God. q He. 11. 17. your ^ lusts.

24 Ye see then how that by workst avor, envu. T4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know man is justified, and not by faith only. r Ge. 15.6. / ye not that the friendship of the world

25 Likewise also was not Rahabu the 82 Ch.20.. | is enmity with God? whosoever there. harlot w justified by works, when she Is. 41. 8." fore will be a friend of the world, is the had received the messengers, and had t Re. 20. 12. enemy of God. sent them out another way?

u 1 John 2.15. 5 Do ye think that the scripture saith 26 For as the body without the spirit is Jos.2.1, &c. in vain,' The spirit that dwelleth in us dead, so faith without works is dead also.

He. 11. 31. lusteth p to envy ? *
CHAPTER III.

w Mat. 21. 31. 6 But he giveth more grace. WhereMy brethren, be not manyy masters,

it or, breath.

fore he saith, God resisteth the proud, knowing that we shall receive the greater

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but giveth grace unto the humble. o condemnation.

ously.

y Submit yourselves therefore to God. 2 Fora in many things we offend all.

* Ec. 4. 4.

Resisto the devil, and he will flee from If any man offend not in word,

y Mat. 23. 8, the

you. same is a perfect man, and able also to 1 Pe. 5.3

8 Drawd nigh to God, and he will bridle the whole body.

Pr. 29. 23. draw nigh to you. Cleansee your hands, 3 Behold, we put bitst in the horses'

o or, judg. ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye mouths, that they may obey us; and we ment. double minded. turn about their whole body.

al Ki. 8. 46.1.9 Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: 4 Behold also the ships, which though Pr. 20.9. let your laughter be turned to mourning, they be so great, and are driven of fierce 1John 1. 8. and your joy to heaviness. winds, yet are they turned about with a | 01 Pe. 5.9. 10° Humble, yourselves in the sight of very small helm, whithersoever the go Pr. 13.3. I the Lord, and he shall lift you up. vernor listeth.

d 2 Ch. 15. 2. | 11 Speakh not evil one of another, bre5 Even so the tonguei is a little mem

els. 1.16. thren." He that speaketh evil of his brober, and boastethk great things. Behold,

Ps. 32. 9. how great ta matter a little fire kindleth!

Mat. 23. 12. ther, and judgeth his brother, speaketh

h Ep. 4. 31.) evil of the law, and judgeth the law: 6 And the tongue is a fire,' a world i Pe. 2. 1. but if thou judge the law, thou art not of iniquity : so is the tongue among our i Pr. 12. 18. a doer of the law, but a judge. members, that it defilethm the whole k Ps. 12. 3. | 12 There is one lawgiver, who is body, and setteth on fire the course of tor, wood. able to save and to destroy: who art nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

1 Pr. 16. 27. I thou that judgest another ? 7 For every x kind of beasts, and of m Mat.15.11... 13 Go to now, ye that say, To day or birds, and of serpents, and of things in

20. to morrow we will go into such a city, the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed - Mat. 10.28. and continue there a year, and buy and of v mankind:

1 wheel. sell, and get gain : 8 But the tongue can no man tame; it x nature. 14 Whereas, ye know not what shall be is an unruly evil, full of deadly" poison. nature of

on the morrow. For what is your life? 9 Therewith bless we God, even the Fa-l man. B It is even a vapour, that appeareth for ther; and therewith curse we men, which • Ps. 140.3. a little time, and then vanisheth away. are made after the similitude of God.

Ro. 3. 13. 15 For that ve ought to say. If the Lord 10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth | B For it is. will, we shall live, and do this, or that. blessing and cursing. My brethren, these | P Job 7.7. 1. 16 But now ye rejoice in your boastthings ought not so to be...

9 Lu. 12. 47. ings: all such rejoicing is evil. 11 Doth a fountain send forth at the lyor, hole. 17 Therefore to him that knoweth same y place sweet water and bitter ? r Mat. 7. 16. to do good, and doeth it not, to him it 12 Can the fig tree," my brethren, bear |

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